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Materials Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: The Woodlands, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
  • Duration: 9 months
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The Role:
MAIN FUNCTIONS
- Evaluate and comment on discipline engineering work performed both internally and by Contractors and sub-contractors to ensure that work is being executed in accordance with project specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements.
- Facilitates effective execution of discipline engineering and design routines that align with the project's goals, objectives, and procedures. Assures accurate and timely communication among the Project Team and other company Functions on discipline engineering activities, progress, and issues.
- In addition to technical ability, they should demonstrate sound communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Facilitate and coordinate discipline engineering technical work products
* Coordination and communication of various issues among the company's and contractor's engineering team that affect the discipline engineering design, safety, and regulatory compliance of the work
* Evaluate / comment work performed by the Contractor and sub-contractors to insure that the work is being executed in accordance with project specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements. Includes review of discipline design drawings and documents
* Identify and assess deviations to Contract Technical Specifications and regulatory requirements; ensure that such deviations will be processed according to project procedures; maintains Deviation Control Log.
* Steward discipline engineering queries from the Contractor and sub-contractors as well as technical information requests
* Keep Lead Engineer or Engineering Manager informed of discipline engineering progress, deviations, and execution concerns
* Participate in discipline engineering reviews at Contractor's and subcontractor's locations
* Drives and promotes capital efficiency in engineering design
* Support internal engineering general interest or Global Practice initiatives as requested by Supervisor

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
* Closely related professional experience
* Bachelors degree in Materials Engineering or related engineering specialty, or equivalent professional experience
* Broad and extensive knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria
* Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
* Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
* Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications

This is a level 3 position: At least 20 years of related experience is required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledgeable of typical material selection of onshore or offshore upstream equipment
- Answering clarifications and deviation requests.
- Reviewing, commenting, and providing feedback on vendor proposals.
- Working with hardware and systems engineers to ensure proper material design
- Evaluating qualification of proposed sub- vendors
- Bid conditioning
- Contract conformance, including developing technical specs for the project and aligning on allowable deviations Supporting projects in materials selection, design, and fabrication.
- High degree of metallurgy and material manufacturing expertise

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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